Cox Media Group (“CMG”) today announced the promotion of Jimmy Farrell as Vice President & Market Manager of Jacksonville Radio. Farrell will oversee all CMG Jacksonville stations, including WAPE, WOKV, WJGL, WEZI, and WXXJ.
Farrell joined CMG 19 years ago as an Account Executive in Orlando, launching an impressive career built on strong team development and driving revenue. His career continued to progress from Local Sales Manager at WWKA ‘K92 FM’ to General Sales Manager, and most recently as Director of Sales.
“This is an exciting time for CMG Radio, and I continue to be energized by our people,” said Rob Babin, EVP, CMG Radio. “Jimmy is an exceptional leader with a passion for the radio business, CMG, and the teams he leads. He has a strong track record of leading sales teams and driving revenue at CMG Orlando and Jacksonville. I look forward to his impact in this new role.”
A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Farrell graduated from the University of Miami and received a Bachelor of Science in the School of Communication. “CMG has given me the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the business, and I’m truly honored to be appointed the next Vice President and General Manager of radio in Jacksonville,” said Farrell. “I look forward to these new challenges and the significant opportunities to come.”